About C. L. Woodhams
C. L. Woodhams’ works have appeared in five anthologies and in various newspapers and newsletters. She has served as a judge for the San Diego Book Awards and for Southwest Manuscripters’ contests. She works with Read Local San Diego to bring local authors and their readers together. C.L. Woodhams lives in Carlsbad, CA where she’s busy writing a mystery novel.
C.L Woodhams chose her maternal grandmother’s maiden name as her pen name. It resembled the names of the English mystery writers she hoped to emulate. In her grandmother’s era, women writers were forced to use their initials only, so that publishers who dealt only with men would publish their work.
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